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Funded Project Details - FY2023

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Title: Objective and subjective measures of fatigability in Veterans with chronic kidney disease before and after flywheel resistance plus aerobic exercise
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Location: Washington, DC
Congressional District Code: 98
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - March 2026
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $256,517
Total Award Amount
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Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complex medical condition affecting as much as 36% of the Veteran population. Both empirical and anecdotal evidence identify elevations in fatigability as a major health concern in Veterans with CKD predialysis. Neuromuscular deteriorations resulting from CKD are likely to contribute to excessive fatigability, impacting an individual’s functional status. Flywheel resistance exercise (FRE) uses inertial resistance to allow for optimal muscle loading through the e...

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